Sightseeing in Klaipeda - what to see. Complete travel guide

1. Climate in Klaipeda is quite fickle even in summer, so it’s recommended to take some warm clothes. Going for a walk, it is necessary to take an umbrella or raincoat, because it begins raining very suddenly.
2. Klaipeda is a fairly quiet city, where you can safely walk on streets even in the late evening. However, travelers shouldn’t be vigilant in public places and have to watch themselves very carefully. Don’t leave unattended bags and outerwear, and don’t trust individuals that propose to help with currency exchange.
3. Tourists, who expect to rent a car, need to remember that large monetary fines are collected in case of violation of traffic regulations. In any case you shouldn’t drive in a state of intoxication; such actions are considered one of the most serious crimes.
4. It’s usual to tip in local restaurants and cafes, but there are no specific rules for reward calculating. Visitors usually leave at least 5% of the total order for the waiter.
5. Amber remains one of the most popular souvenirs among tourists. It is recommended to buy it only in major shopping centers and specialty stores; markets can offer goods of questionable quality. You have to bargain in open markets; it usually helps to receive 10 - 15% discount. Copyright
6. The city has excellent public transport links; you can travel through its territory by buses and trolley buses. Most profitable option is to purchase tickets for travel at newsstands, which are next to each public transport stop. If necessary, tickets can be bought from the driver, but they will cost about 30% more expensive than in the stands.
7. It is recommended to call a taxi by phone – in this case the tariff will be more profitable. You can also grab a taxi on the special parking, but not all of these cars are equipped with meters, so it’s better to specify the cost of services in advance.
The highlight of the cultural life of the city is the Marine Day celebrated every year during the latter half of May. In Klaipeda it is celebrated for more than fifty years; every year its … Open
8. There are special discounts in museums and cultural events, which children, students and pensioners can take advantage of. To purchase discounted tickets you have to show the relevant document; concern about it beforehand.
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Lithuania: travelling advices

4. All municipal beaches of the country are free. Tourists will have to pay only for using sun loungers or renting an equipment if necessary.
5. Couples and older people will enjoy vacations in Lithuania. There are several sanatoriums in this country where you can have mineral water treatment.
6. Like other Baltic countries, Lithuania has a rather low crime rate, which makes a journey even more comfortable. However, you should be cautious in popular tourist places, as there is a risk of encountering pickpockets.
7. Pay attention to the zones of private property. Fishing or picking up mushrooms and berries there can cause detention by the local police or even deportation. … Open

What to visit being in Klaipeda - unique sights

Curonian Spit

From the series “Top 15 Unesco Sites in Russia”
In 2000, the Curonian Spit was included in the World Heritage List. Today a unique nature reserve is based around it. Several fascinating hiking routes are laid along its territory, each of which has its own name and specificity. So, the route "Royal Pinewood" passes through incredibly beautiful coniferous forests, which for many years have been the location of the hunting royal reserve. … Read further

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